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LWV: LWV Supports Land Trust Plans

The camp, a 668-acre site that includes forests, wetlands, and Crumhorn Lake, is being offered for sale by the Leatherstocking Council of the Boy Scouts of America with no constraints on how the property can be sold, subdivided, or used.…


Donated Building Will Be Home of Historical Society

The generous gift of a home for the Town of Maryland Historical Society has been accepted by a vote of the membership (53-2), at a special meeting of the historical society on Wednesday, August 16. The building, at 99 Main Street, Schenevus, is being given by the current owners and society members, Peter Oberacker and Ronald Wheeler, along with a gift of $35,000.00 to go toward the renovation of the mid-1800s, two-story building.…

Hartwick College, SUNY Oneonta Partner on Nursing Program

Hartwick College President Darren Reisberg and SUNY Oneonta President Alberto J. F. Cardelle put pen to paper on August 16, approving a first-of-its-kind nursing articulation agreement between the two institutions.

This partnership allows SUNY Oneonta Pre-Nursing Advising Track students to transfer seamlessly into Hartwick’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program after they complete their first two years at SUNY Oneonta.…


Callahan: Land Trust Efforts To Be Applauded

Letter from Liz Callahan Land Trust Efforts To Be Applauded Residents of Otsego County may take its breathtaking vistas—including the county’s forested hillsides, farmed fields and meandering waterways—for granted. I applaud the visionary efforts to preserve the integrity of the former site of Camp Henderson by the Otsego Land Trust. The collaboration between OLT, Senator Oberacker, the NYSDEC and the NYSOPRHP, and a dedicated group of residents, will help to protect an important swath of local land in perpetuity. I…


Dill: Cannabis Sales Tax Revenues Needed

Letter from Maureen Dill Cannabis Sales Tax Revenues Needed We here in rural Otsego County are facing the crisis of a shortfall in emergency medical services, a problem that is growing not only across our area but also across New York State. There is a documented decline in volunteer EMS workers, and state government must be urged by everyone to seize the opportunity to apply cannabis tax revenues where they are most needed, as is being done in other states…


Editorial: Clever Plan Deserves Our Full Support

Editorial Clever Plan Deserves Our Full Support W e are thrilled to report the exciting and insightful efforts of the Otsego Land Trust to preserve and protect the beautiful but vulnerable 668-acre tract of land on Crumhorn Mountain. The Leatherstocking Council of the Boy Scouts of America has put the defunct Henderson Scout Reservation up for sale and it is in danger of being compromised by development. See the story on page one for further details. The project is an…


Chamber Kicks Off 2023 with ‘State of the State’ Breakfast Event

Chamber Kicks Off 2023 with ‘State of the State’ Breakfast Event By CASPAR EWIGONEONTA It was a sellout crowd last Friday, January 20, as the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual “State of the State” networking breakfast. The conference, which took place in the Otsego Grille of SUNY Oneonta’s Morris Hall, was introduced by Sean Lewis, president and chief executive officer of the chamber, as a vehicle to “allow the panelists a chance to express their view of…


Political Candidates Speak Out: Backgrounds, Goals Explained – State Senate, 51st District

Political Candidates Speak Out: Backgrounds, Goals Explained Meet a Candidate for New York State Senate, 51st District, for Election Day, November 8, 2022 Publisher’s Note: We sent out an e-mail asking the candidates for the major political races next week to share information about themselves, so our readers can get to know them a little better. Every candidate had the opportunity to return their answers. We asked them: A. Please tell us about yourself.B. If you were elected to office,…

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